Nigerian football manager and former player, Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh, better known as Sunday Oliseh, has badged a coaching with a German club.
The former Super Eagles captain was on Tuesday appointed the new head coach of German Regionalliga West club Sav Straelen
The club confirmed on Tuesday that 47-year-old tactician signed a year contract with the club which will elapse next year in June.
The fourth tier club announced thus: “Yes, Sunday Oliseh will be our new coach. A good 14 days ago we had delicious asparagus at the Straelener Hof,” president of the club Hermann Tecklenburg was quoted by waz.de.
He added: “That was a good conversation. In the last 24 hours, we were also able to discuss an employment contract until June 30, 2023. On Wednesday 21 June, Sunday will lead the first practice session. We look forward to working together.”
Naija News understands that Oliseh last managed Eredivisie club, Fortuna Sittard. The Nigerian had also managed the Belgian club, Royal Cercle Sportif Vervietois and the Nigerian national team.
Oliseh had during his playing days played as a midfielder. He is widely regarded as one of the best African midfielders of all time.
In other news, suspected kidnappers have released a former Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Ahmed Sani Taro who was abducted last Saturday.
The development was confirmed by one of Taro’s sons, Nasiru. Nasiru while speaking with Daily Trust disclosed that the kidnappers released his father three days after he was abducted.
He, however, did not reveal the details of how the former Secretary-General of NFA was released.
According to Nasiru, the former Commissioner of Sports in Bauchi State was in a stable health condition.